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Foot switch for old Traynor Guitar Mate Reverb

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by ritten70, Oct 12, 2020.

  1. ritten70

    ritten70 TDPRI Member

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    Hi:
    I’d like to get a foot switch for the reverb and tremolo for my old Traynor. It has a separate 1/4” input for each effect on the back. Am I correct in thinking this would work?

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07KGFD6N7/?tag=tdpri-20

    Also, any special cables needed for the connection?

    Thanks!
    Paul
     
  2. galaxiex

    galaxiex Tele-Afflicted

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    That Boss switch "could work" but seems like a solution looking for a problem.

    No special cables needed for that amp foot switches.
    The switches themselves are simple on/off single pole latching push button switches.
    No power supply needed for simple foot switches.

    Even on old Fender 2 button Reverb and Vibrato foot switch will work with that amp,
    tho you would need connector adapters to got from the Fender RCA plug to the Traynor 1/4 inch jack.
     
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    Thanks! One thing attractive about the boss is the ability to run longer cables - I do often run the amp behind the stage but the simple switch is attractive for sure.
     
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    image.jpg I use this......its perfect. TRS to 2 mono 1/4” out from pedal. Works on my YRM-1 reverb master.
     
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    I rewired the two TS jacks in mine to a single TRS jack so I could use a generic $20 two-button footswitch with a TRS cable. Just take the two "hot" wires to Tip and Ring, and wire the ground to Sleeve. If you can solder, you'll spend more time undoing the chassis than rewiring.

    $0.02.
     
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